Cease-Fire Extended, but Not on Hamas’s Terms
By JODI RUDOREN , 2014-08-27
The long-term deal, proposed by Egypt, halts the longest, bloodiest battle either side has experienced in years, but without resolving many of the bigger issues underlying the conflict.
American Fighting for ISIS Is Killed in Syria
By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT , 2014-08-27
Douglas McAuthur McCain’s death is an early clue for American officials as they try to identify the Americans who have joined ISIS.
Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty
By CORAL DAVENPORT , 2014-08-27
To sidestep Senate approval, President Obama’s negotiators are devising what they call a “politically binding” deal to “name and shame” countries into cutting their emissions.
Moving to a Smaller Home, and Decluttering a Lifetime of Belongings
By ELIZABETH OLSON , 2014-08-23
Section: Your Money
Moving to a small apartment from a large house usually means digging through decades of accumulated “stuff” and deciding what must go.
Timeline for a Body: 4 Hours in the Middle of a Ferguson Street
By JULIE BOSMAN and JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN , 2014-08-24
Local officials say the image of Michael Brown’s corpse in the open set the scene for what was to become a combustible worldwide story of police tactics and race in America.
Damage From California Quake Could Top $ 1 Billion
By QUENTIN HARDY and IAN LOVETT , 2014-08-25
The magnitude-6.0 earthquake damaged buildings, knocked out power to thousands and injured scores of residents. It was the largest quake to strike the Bay Area since 1989, officials said.
The Golf Address
By MAUREEN DOWD , 2014-08-24
From the great battlefield of Farm Neck Golf Club in Martha’s Vineyard, a few words of national import.
Behind Closed Doors, Obama Crafts Executive Actions
By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS , 2014-08-19
As President Obama increasingly turns to unilateral action to achieve policy goals, activists and businesses are coming forward with their wish lists and making their case out of public view.
‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Has Raised Millions for ALS Association
By EMILY STEEL , 2014-08-18
Section: Business Day
The “Ice Bucket Challenge,” a campaign to raise money to fight Lou Gehrig’s disease, has caught fire on social media, with celebrities drenching themselves in ice water.
In One America, Guns and Diet. In the Other, Cameras and ‘Zoolander.’
By DAVID LEONHARDT , 2014-08-19
Section: The Upshot
An analysis of a decade of web searches shows the different subjects that occupy people’s thoughts in a highly unequal country.